I've sat through a number of these heavy crosswind landings myself over the years. One of the most nerve wracking was an approach into International Falls, MN in the early 1990s as I looked down the runway through the side window of a Saab 340 turboprop. Best to just close your eyes and relax in these situations.
Don't Watch This If You Are Scared Of Flying [Video]
There was a storm over Düsseldorf's airport last week. Things got rough, with strong crosswinds that made landings pretty hard—and even caused some missed approaches. I get all wimpy looking at them, but I can't stop watching. More »
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